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existingadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ɪɡˈzɪs.tɪŋ/
B2 used to refer to something that exists now: The existing laws covering libel in this country are thought by many to be inadequate. Under the existing conditions many children are going hungry.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 存在的, 現存的…
in Russian существующий, имеющийся…
in Turkish varolan, yaşayan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 存在的, 现存的…
in Polish istniejący…
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